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Gov. Jared Polis signs HB24-1007 on the west steps of the Colorado state Capitol building April 15. The opportunity for people to officially be on the lease gives them protections, Polis said during the signing ceremony.
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El Gobernador Polis Firma Proyecto De Ley Que Prohíbe Límites A La Ocupación Residencial, Acabando Con U+2
Aubree Miller and Maritza Soto-Ojeda • May 6, 2024

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Aquellos que se han opuesto al límite de ocupación de...

The speaking podium of the ASCSU Senate Chamber.
ASCSU president's office attempts to postpone cabinet member's ratification over statement criticizing DeSalvo

Following a protest Wednesday, May 1, in the Associated Students of Colorado State University senate chambers in regard to President Nick DeSalvo’s...

The speaking podium of the ASCSU Senate Chamber.
ASCSU senate overrules DeSalvo, passes bill calling for ceasefire

The Associated Students of Colorado State University convened May 3 for an emergency session of the 53rd senate.  As with the May 1 session,...

Ella Smith, organizer for Students for Justice in Palestine, holds a sign in support of Bill #5402, a resubmission of the Humanity and Community Act that called a May 3 emergency Associated Students of Colorado State University senate session, May 1. The gallery input at the May 1 senate session was focused on President Nick DeSalvos pocket veto of Bill #5319 before the end of the 53rd senate.
This week in ASCSU: Calls for ceasefire, executive budget proposal

The Associated Students of Colorado State University convened May 1 for the first session of the 54th senate.  The session began with protesters...

A Students for Justice in Palestine member leads the chant, “Free, Free Palestine,” at the protest in Colorado State University’s Plaza March 1.
Campus protests continue calling for ceasefire in Gaza

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect ongoing protests at Colorado State University. It will be updated with ongoing details.  Protests...

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Se suelen pasar por alto las contribuciones de las mujeres científicas
Science
Se suelen pasar por alto las contribuciones de las mujeres científicas
Hana Pavelko, Staff Reporter • May 6, 2024

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aqui. Traducción de Taylor Lester Según la Oficina de Censo de...

Masculinity is societys biggest cult
Masculinity is society's biggest cult

Editor’s Note: All opinion content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian...

Psychology explains occurrences of alien abductions
Psychology explains occurrences of alien abductions

In September 2019, a new internet sensation swept across the nation: Storm Area 51. With the motto, “They can’t stop all of us,” millions...

Study participant Jonna Patton gets ready to walk on a split-belt treadmill March 20. For a few moments, Patton was instructed to hold her arms out and stay still so the sensors could process her resting brain activity before she started to walk.
Patients with MS find help at Sensorimotor Neuroimaging Laboratory

Any time a human moves, dozens, hundreds, thousands of neurons fire. Every step, every hand gesture, every blink, nerves carry impulses from...

Biologists enlist climbers in bat conservation effort
Biologists enlist climbers in bat conservation effort

Many may think of bats as bloodthirsty creatures, conjuring up popular culture images of vampires and Dracula. But the stereotype couldn't be...

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The outside of the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center in the Lory Student Center April 10. The organization is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.
Life and Culture
El Centro Cultural Asiático-Pacifico Americano Celebra Sus 40 Años de Aniversario
Laila Shekerchian, Maritza Soto-Ojeda • May 6, 2024

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Este año, el Centro Cultural Asiático-Pacifico Americano...

Cody Braesch climbs a V3-rated bouldering route at Horsetooth Reservoir January 2019. Originally from Berthoud, the Braesch started outdoor rock climbing in 2018. “I haven’t found anything else that pushes me so hard both mentally and physically as rock climbing,” Braesch said. “It’s like a constant battle between the limits of your body and how far your mind will let you push past the fear and uncertainty of what could happen.”
Life and Culture
Colorado outdoor culture romanticizes slumming it while signifying privilege
Ivy Secrest, Content Managing Editor • May 2, 2024

Growing up in Colorado, I became intimately familiar with the great outdoors. Weekends were for hikes, week nights were for biking and winters...

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Ward: Goodbye, The Collegian, you absolute beaut
Opinion
Ward: Goodbye, The Collegian, you absolute beaut
Emma Ward • May 3, 2024

Editor’s Note: Traditionally, graduating seniors working at The Collegian are given the chance to write a farewell note at the end of their...

LTTE: Student engagement makes ASCSU better
Opinion
LTTE: Student engagement makes ASCSU better
Michael Stella, Guest Author • May 2, 2024

Editor’s Note: All opinion section content reflects the views of the individual author only and does not represent a stance taken by The Collegian...

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Lando Norris in Miami. Accident win or the birth of a new star?

  On May 5, 2024, an essential event for Formula 1 occurred in Miami. One of the favorites...

Danielle Serna celebrates a double play during the Colorado State University vs. Boise State softball game May 2, 2024. (CSU lost 9-3)
Sports
CSU softball suffers heartbreaking loss on senior night against Boise State
Emma Askren, Sports Editor • May 4, 2024

Leave it all on the field. For the nine graduating seniors, that’s exactly what the plan was going in to the final game of Colorado State’s...

Danielle Serna hits the ball during the Colorado State University vs. Boise State University softball game May 2, 2024. (CSU lost 9-3)
Sports
CSU loses in wild second game to Boise State
Alex Graser, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2024

Colorado State softball played in a wild game Friday night that ended in a 20-11 loss to Boise State.  The final score doesn't really reflect...

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Cameron Duddy harmonizes with band Midland during their headlining performance at this years RamFest, April 25.
Arts and Entertainment
Gallery: RamFest takes a country twist with headlining band Midland
Ruby Secrest, Staff Photographer • May 4, 2024

Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy and Luke Cutchen join together to share a mic during Midlands performance at the Moby Arena during RamFest April 25.
Arts and Entertainment
RamFest takes a country twist with headlining band Midland
Ruby Secrest, Staff Reporter • May 3, 2024

The annual Colorado State University RamFest has taken many forms in years past, such as carnivals and comedy shows. However, in recent years,...

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Newly popular cannabinoid CBN shows treatment potential
Cannabis
Newly popular cannabinoid CBN shows treatment potential
Miles Buchan • October 18, 2023

THC and CBD are two cannabinoids that have risen to incredible heights in terms of popularity, cultural relevance and research relating to medical...

Strain Review: Ease your mind with Durban Kush wax
Cannabis
Strain Review: Ease your mind with Durban Kush wax
Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter • May 4, 2023

We are hurtling toward the finish line with less than two weeks left in the academic year, and the burnout rate is accelerating. With everything...

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Debt Management Strategies for Responsible Financial Planning
Debt Management Strategies for Responsible Financial Planning
May 14, 2024

Imagine this: you've aced your finals, scored that summer internship, and finally have some financial freedom. Maybe you're toying with the idea...